VAA Welcomes Brian Hinrichs

New addition to VAA team provides expertise on infrastructure funding access.

Plymouth, Minn. (October 20, 2022) – VAA, LLC is broadening its expertise in the Maritime industry with the addition of Brian Hinrichs to their Port and River Terminal Design team.  Hinrichs brings three decades of experience and has helped garner local, state and federal grant funding on over 100 projects to advance coastal infrastructure. While Hinrichs is not new to the industry, he brings new and invaluable knowledge to the VAA team and will be an asset VAA is thrilled to offer to both current and future clients.  

“We’re excited to have Brian onboard,” said Kevin Full, VAA Partner and Head of VAA’s Port and River Terminal Design business. “With his notable experience and success, the potential he has in helping support our clients through the grant funding process is limitless.”

Hinrichs will provide VAA clients with vast insight and direction through the grant planning process, making grant funding for client projects more attainable than ever. Specifically, Hinrich’s success in securing Federal MARAD and USDOT grants for coastal infrastructure projects will aid VAA clients in securing widely prominent federal infrastructure dollars.  Hinrichs will also supplement and further facilitate the genuine client partnerships VAA provides. VAA gladly welcomes Hinrichs and looks forward to his full integration into the VAA team.

VAA is a nationally recognized engineering, planning and design firm with more than four decades of expertise and a highly specialized skillset. From bulk commodity-handling facilities to manufacturing plants, waterfront distribution terminals to consumer retail outlets – and beyond – our experience is both broad and deep. Designed. Engineered. Solved. Partner with VAA – Let’s Get Growing.